Discourses in Search of Members In Honor of Ron Scollon

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  • Copyright: 2002-03-04
  • Publisher: UPA
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Discourses in Search of Members is a festschrift in honor of Professor Ron Scollon on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday in May, 1999. The 25 contributions, which vary from conventional research based articles to essays to poetic genres, all reflect the significant scholarly influence Professor Ron Scollon has had on his students and colleagues. The contributors come from various regions including Finland, Australia, Japan and the UK and truly represent an international community.

Table of Contents

Editor's Prefacep. vii
Select Scholarly Works and Activities of Ron Scollon as of July, 2001p. xi
Chats in Alaska with Ronp. 3
Looking for the little dogp. 5
Scenes from skirmishes on the bilingual frontp. 9
The language of commerce interprets living systems: Something's lost in the translationp. 35
Educational Discourse
Cultures of learning: The social construction of educational identitiesp. 49
Discourses at schoolp. 79
Identity, resistance and resilience: Counter narratives and subaltern voices in Alaskan higher education in 1991p. 103
Duality and continuum in indirect talk: Linguistic style and gender in clinical supervisionp. 135
"Discourses" that promote new academic identitiesp. 171
Criticial and Media Studies
Language, high-status knowledge, and the double binds in addressing the ecological crisisp. 223
English in Hong Kong at the moment of reversion to Chinese sovereigntyp. 233
What's news? A comparison of analysis of news production between the qualitative sociological approach and culturalist traditionp. 255
Guanxi: Backdoor practice as goal-directed discoursep. 273
Genres of symbolic violence: Beauty-contest discourse practices in Hong Kongp. 299
Intercutlural / Interdiscourse Communication
"I speak the language of the universe": A universally particularizing native American discoursep. 319
Tlingit clans and shifting patterns of socio-political discoursep. 335
Moral work in intercultural communication: Explicit reference to moral norms in German-Chinese interactionsp. 361
On identity and membership in multicultural broadcast interactionp. 393
Saa Taaigik: A metaphor for conflict managementp. 423
"Gleaning" and the proactive audience: An Athabascan perspective for modern folkloristicsp. 451
From Language Learning to Comparative Poetics
Expressions of L1 Literacy in L2 Writingp. 465
The use of citations and authorial voice in a genre of Chinese academic discoursep. 483
Learning Cantonese: Reflections of an EFL teacher educatorp. 509
Enlisting patterns, enlisting membersp. 541
Pragmatic dissonance: The ecstasy and agony of speaking like a native speaker of Englishp. 559
Notes on Contributorsp. 595
Indexp. 605
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